Display System Architect - 87641

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.



Display System Architect

The Role:

As an architectural leader in the display technology domain team, you will be driving the roadmap and strategy for AMD’s display IP technology development across all AMD display enabled products. Working with the Client business unit to define future APUs, the RTG team to define future discrete GPUs and with the semi-custom team engaging directly with major customers to help define future customized SoCs that include AMD’s display IP. Engaging externally with industry standards organizations including VESA and the HDMI Forum to drive the advancement of future display interface specifications you will help ensure AMD’s display IP remains industry leading. The closest ties will be working directly to the AMD hardware and software teams passionate about developing and deploying AMD’s display IP.

The Person:

You have both an ecosystem level viewpoint on the display industry and the ability to investigate technical details to work with IP block level architects and designers. You are agile and self-driven and able to work without significant management oversight by grasping relative priorities and handling the requests from working with many different internal and external groups in parallel. You have a passion and vision for the strategic directions of improvements in display technologies, and the ability to see things from the points-of-view of users, external customers, partners, and other AMD internal teams to find the best overall path forward.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop industry leading solutions for AMD and customer business needs in display controllers and display interfaces including HDMI, DisplayPort, embedded DisplayPort, and USB-C.
  • Collaborate with business and engineering teams to formulate product concept and business case.
  • Connect with AMD architects and customer engineering leaders to understand unique customer needs, requirements, workloads, operating system operation, application expectations, and use cases of interest.
  • Work closely with AMD, customer, and industry teams to demonstrate, develop, and deploy the best-in-class IP for outstanding product design.
  • Develop a roadmap and strategy for evolution of AMD’s display IP and guide architecture and engineering teams throughout the product R&D cycle.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with development and deployment of display interfaces such as DisplayPort or HDMI.
  • Knowledge of display panel technologies, SERDES signal quality, display video timings, display color spaces and color processing, high dynamic range, and image resizing.
  • Power optimization experience at the IP, SoC and system levels.
  • Proven record of architecting product solutions with new technologies and/or significant technological improvements.
  • Experience collaborating, influencing, and encouraging technical alignment across multi-functional, multi-location technical teams.
  • Experience engaging with and contributing to international standards development organizations.
  • Ability to support strategic technology roadmaps and partnerships across technology domains.
  • Have successfully developed deep customer relationships.

Academic Credentials:

Advanced technical degree with emphasis in computer architecture, computer science, or electrical engineering.


Preferred location is Toronto, ON, Canada where the display hardware and software teams are located. Alternatives are Austin, TX, Santa Clara, CA, or other North American sites.



Requisition Number: 87641 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

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